Bishop's Stortford tourist and travel information

Bishop's Stortford tourist and travel information

Bishop's Stortford Travel Information

Travel Information Bishop's Stortford is East Hertfordshire's largest town. Bishop's Stortford is approximately 5 miles from Harlow and 2 miles from Stanstead airport. Hertfordshire is an excellent place to visit, with so much to see and do in the county. Hertfordshire has some excellent attractions and has the benefit of being around 30 minutes by train from the centre of London. Hertfordshire is also close to London Heathrow, Luton and Stansted airports.


bus and coach travel

Coaches Bishop's Stortford - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

M 11 Motorway

Roads Bishops Stortford - Travel by road - Bishops Stortford is about 2 miles west of Junction 8 of the M 11 Motorway. The M 11 Motorway links London to Cambridge. Bishops Stortford is about 35 miles from London and 30 miles from Cambridge.

M11 Motorway

Bishops Stortford Rail

Rail Bishops Stortford - Travel by train - Bishops Stortford Station, Station Road, Bishops Stortford, Herts, Hertfordshire, CM23 3BL. CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting room. Refreshment facilities. Pay phone. Toilets. Whole station step free access. Taxi rank. (Photo). National Express. Main regions: Operates local, suburban and express services. Tel: 0845 600 7245.

Bishops Stortford Railway Station Regular services from Liverpool Street, London via Bishop's Stortford to Stansted Airport and Cambridge. The rail station at Stansted Airport is located beneath the terminal building.

Miles from town Bishop's Stortford is 2 miles west of Stansted airport, 2 miles south of Stansted Mountfitchet and 6 miles north of Harlow. Bishop's Stortford is only 30 miles from London and less than 20 minutes to junction 27 of the M25 via the M11 motorway.


Airport Stansted Airport, Enterprise House, Bassingbourne Road, Essex, CM24 1QW. Tel +44 (0)870 000 0303. Stansted is the third busiest airport in the UK, serving more than 160 destinations across 35 countries, and with over 23 million passengers passing through. London Stansted Airport is conveniently situated just off the M11 - from London use Junction 8a or from Cambridge use Junction 8. Stansted airport is about 3 miles from Bishops Stortford.

Stansted airport

Travel by Car

Car Hire - Bishops Stortford Car Hire - Gates of Bishop's Stortford 01279 652214 - Europcar 01279

Travel by Car

Bishops Stortford Tourist Information


Sport Bishops Stortford - Sport - Bishop's Stortford is popular with walkers, anglers and visiting narrow-boats on The River Stort, which runs through the town centre. Bishops Stortford Golf Club, Dunmow Road, Bishop s Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 5HP.Tel: 01279 654715.



Stores Bishops Stortford - Shopping - Bishop's Stortford has a wide range of pubs and restaurants, from lively town centre bars to more serene country pubs, including several of the old inns. Bishop's Stortford is a modern lively town with a long and varied history, reflected in a rich collection of 16th and 17th-century buildings in the centre. Marks & Spencer, 13-15 South Street, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 3YJ. Tel: 01279 658256.

Bishops Stortford Town Centre Shopping


Entertainment Bishops Stortford - Entertainment and attractions - Mole Hall Wildlife Park & Butterfly Pavilion, Widdington, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3SS. Tel: 01799-540400. The Barking Dog Theatre Company 01371-811519. Bishops Stortford Lakeside Superbowl, 4 Anchor Street, Station Road, Bishops Stortford, HERTFORDSHIRE CM23 3BP. Tel: 01279755204. 12 AMF BOWLING LANES. LICENSED BAR. FOOD DINER. KIDS BIRTHDAY PARTIES. POOL TABLES. AMUSEMENTS. Disabled Facilities, Ramps throughout complex, Lane Bumpers, Ball Ramps

Bishops Stortford Lakeside Superbowl


Other information Bishops Stortford - Other information - Bishop's Stortford Museum and Rhodes Art Complex, South Road, Bishop's Stortford, Herts, CM23 3JG. Tel: 01279 651746. The Forge Museum and Victorian Cottage Garden, High Street, Much Hadham, Herts, SG10 6BS. Tel: 01279 843301. Bishop's Stortford attractions include Castle Mound, a moated Castle ruin and gardens & nearby Hatfield Forest, a designated National Nature Reserve.




Bishops Stortford hotels


Guest House bed and breakfast in Bishops Stortford

Self catering accommodation in Bishop's Stortford

For hotels in other areas near to Bishop's Stortford see Stansted airport hotels & Chelmsford hotels. For bed and breakfast accommodation see bed and breakfast in Great Dunmow & bed and breakfast in Harlow. Other self catering accommodation - self catering accommodation in Sudbury self catering accommodation in Stansted Mountfitchet

Hertfordshire Map and Attractions

Hertford is 26 miles from London. It is 26 miles from Cheshunt to Royston and 48 miles from Hemel Hempstead to Bishop's Stortford.

Airports Airports indicated are Luton and Stansted.

Roads Bishops Stortford is about 2 miles west of Junction 8 of the M11 Motorway.

Hertfordshire map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Bishops Stortford.
Attraction 1 - Knebworth House, Knebworth, Hertfordshire SG3 6PY. Tel: +44 01438 812661.
Attraction 2 - Welwyn Roman Baths, Welwyn By Pass, Welwyn, Herts AL6 9NX. Tel: 01707 271362.
Attraction 3 - Paradise Wildlife Park, White Stubbs Lane, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN10 7QA. Tel: 01992 470490.
Attraction 4 - Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban, St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK, AL1 1BY. Tel: + 44 (0) 1727 860780.
Attraction 5 - ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Whipsnade, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 2LF. Tel: 0871 716 2354.

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Bishop's Stortford - Local Information. Bishop's Stortford Library 01438 737333 - Bishop's Stortford Town Council 01279-758245 - Castle Mound (Bishop's Stortford) 01279 655261 - Hatfield Forest 01279 874040 - Boots The Chemists 01279 653294 - Abbey National Bank 0845-765 4321 - Post Office Ltd 0845-722 3344 - Cineworld Bishop's Stortford 0871 2208000 - The Barking Dog Theatre Company 01371-811519 - Bishop's Stortford Squash Club 01279 461280 - Grange Paddocks Pool and Gym 01279 652332

Telephoning Bishop's Stortford from abroad - To dial a Bishop's Stortford number from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Bishop's Stortford

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